Locations & maps

Savonia UAS Microkatu campus (events on Monday-Wednesday): Mikrokatu 1 (Google maps)
Savonia UAS Opistotie campus (events on Thursday): Opistotie 2 (Google maps)
Sotku Theather (Fairwell event on Thursday), Suokatu 42/2 (Google maps)

Microkatu campus map (events take place in wing B, restaurants and main entrance are in the wing A)

Kuopio city center map (printable)


Connections by air to Kuopio are excellent, as there are 9 – 10 daily flights from Helsinki to Kuopio. Kuopio Airport also operates charter flights.

Finnair flight schedules

Services at the Kuopio Airport

From the airport you can take either a local bus or a taxi to the city center. The bus number 40 operates between the airport and the city center on Mon-Fri (from approx. 06:00 to 19:00). The airport is located 20 km from the city center.


There are several trains daily from Helsinki to Kuopio, the fastest Pendolino train taking only four hours. The train station is located in the city center.

Train connections and timetables


You can pre-order a taxi free of charge. The taxi in Kuopio costs approx. 1,65 € / km + basic fee 6-9 €.

Local bus

Routes and schedules. You can find them also in Google Maps. Please note that you cannot pay in cash in the local buses. The local bus operates normally around 6:00-19:00  between the airport and city center.